THUTRJSDAY, JULY 13, 1950
Five business administration and
37 engineering college students re-;
ceived all A's during the Spring;
semester of 1950.
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THOSE IN THE business ad-.
ministration school to receive all
Tsun Chen, Norman M. Gold,
Tracy E. Mulligan, Jr., Robert L.
Thornton, and Russell J. Zentz.
ALL-A engineering students are:
George E. Barker, Donald R.
Basel, Carl Beers, John C. Biery,
John A. Bing, Charles V. Bliven,
Carl A. Botting, Tsung-Hsein
Cheng, Daniel G. Dow, Jack D.
Edick, Robert E. Frese.
Donald D. Hall, John E. Harger,
Eric B. Killgaard, Thomas E. Krie-
wall, Alvin" P. Kruthers, Edward
E. Laufer, Jean J. MacGregor, Ro-
bert J. Martin, Al M. Meisel, Wal-
ter A. Morgan.
Warren E. Norquist, James J.
Nyberg, Robert D. Pierce, Charles
R. Rank, Richard G. Reimus, Will-
is J. Service, Jr., Kenneth R. Si-
vier, John H. Smedley, Warren P.
Sundstrand, Frank H. Tendiek, Jr.
David R. Weigel, Alvin S. Wein-
stein, Franklin H. Westervelt, Da-
vid S. Wise, and Jack K. Zimmer-
City Soap Box
Ann Arbor's soap box daredevils
will have an extra week to prepare
their hotrods for the annual der-
by, which has been postponed
egfrom July 22 to 29.
Sponsored by The Ann Arbor
)lk News and a local auto dealer, the
of derby was postponed to insure der-
ht by car parts for the entrants,
e's which local dealers have had diffi-
culty in getting.
ice The winner in this year's derby
will receive a trophy and an all-
kse expenses paid tdip to Akron, O.,
an to compete in the national race
en August 12. The runner-up will re-
)at ceive a bicycle.
ie The national winner will receive
u- his choice between a college schol-
arship or a new car.
Heat winners in Ann Arbor will
ice be awarded prizes including fish-
he ing tackle, sports goods, tools and
ng other household items on display
nd at 209 W. Huron. 4
ith Dixon To Lecture
- Prof. W. Robert Dixon of the
education school will lecture on
"Individual Behavior and Class-
room Learning" at 3:30 p.m. today
- in University High School Aud.
BOY MEETS GOODS:.
Marriage in Iraq Hard
On Girls -- A l-Khafaji
By CAL SAMRA
"In Iraq, girls are like goods-
something to be bought and sold,"
according to Abbas Al-Khafaji, '53,
Al-Khafaji declared that the cus-
toms and the traditions of the two
countries are very different, es-
pecially the marriage customs.
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"IN IRAQ," he explained, "the
father of the boy is usually the
instigator of the marriage process.
In fact, the agreement of both fa-
thers is absolutely necessary.
"Under this system, the male
1 aspirant doesn't himself solicit
the approval of the girl's father.
Instead he sends a delegation,
among whom is his father, to
"A confab ensues during which
the boy's traits-his character and
personality - are discussed.
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"THE GIRL HERSELF is unable
to refuse the terms, if the two fa-
thers and the boy sanction the
marriage. Often the two spouses
are married without even having
seen each other prior to the cere-
Marriage in Iraq is based on
money, while in America, it's
ideally based on love, according
to Al-Khafaji. However, he has-
tened to qualify himself, ex-
plaining t h a t, unfortunately,
love was largely sexual in this
"The divorce rate is actually
lower in Iraq than in the United
States," he added. He proposed
222 Nickels Arcade
that the reason for the lower di-
vorce rate in Iraq was that virgin-
ity in the girl is of prime neces-
"If the wife is not an immacu-
late virgin, punishment of death
is the mope, whether she be the
daughter of king or peasant," he
explained. "It is not surprising
then that approximately 98% of
Iraq women remain virgins before
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